New in store and highly anticipated in the world of children’s books is the beautiful collaboration A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston.
As summer comes to an end and we’re forced back to normality, it can all seem a bit gloomy, but never fear! I have some of the best new releases for children that are sure to cheer up anyone who is feeling less than enthusiastic about a return to school! Here are my top picks [...]
If you go down to Charlie Byrne’s Kid’s section on Saturday you’re sure of a big surprise…
We’ve just got some amazing new storybooks in our kid’s section!
Check out this beautiful hardcover edition of Alice’s Adventures Wonderland with iillustrationsby Harry Rountree. This lavish special edition reprint of the 1908 classic features 92 charming watercolours and would make a memorable gift. Best of all – it’s less than half price at €15 (original price €40)! They’re selling quickly so drop us a line [...]
We’re delighted to invite you to a special storytime reading of Oisín the Brave – Moon Adventure with author Derek Mulveen, on Saturday the 21st of June at 11am. Oisín the Brave was launched in Charlie Byrne’s last November and was a real hit with the kids. Oisín the Brave is always popular at storytime [...]
Back by (very) popular request – We’re very excited to announce a Teddy Bear’s Picnic at next week’s storytime! Teddy Bears and their favourite people are invited to join our Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Storytime, this Saturday the 29th of March, at 11am. We’ll be reading all about Teddy Bears and their magical adventures, and we’re sure to [...]
We’ve just displayed a really nice collection of vintage annuals from the 5os, 60s, 70s and 80s, including Victor, Roy of the Rover, Shoot, Hotspur, Diana, Rupert and Spiderman annuals. They’re already getting lots of attention on our Facebook page, so drop in for a browse before they sell out! See something you have to [...]
We had a fantastic World Book Week in Charlie Byrne’s, sharing stories with over 300 children in the shop and local schools. Children from junior infants right up to second class shared literary adventures with storyteller Olivia, reading about everything from eggs and penguins, to pirates, trolls and dragons. World Book Week is such a [...]